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Emanuel Holds Second Facebook Town Hall

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Emanuel Holds Second Facebook Town Hall

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday evening answered questions from Facebook and Twitter in his second #AskChicago town hall.

Emanuel took the opportunity to focus on education and questions about crowding and teacher pay.

He said the social media format empowers people to get closer to government.

"It is easy to get isolated in the mayor's office. My job is to make sure I continue to hear the voices of the people," he said.

The event was streamed online at facebook.com/chicagomayorsoffice, or livestream.com/chicagomayorsoffice.

There were eight remote viewing locations for Chicagoans who didn't have access to a computer or who wanted to participate in a group setting:

West Town
Julian High School
10330 S. Elizabeth St.
Phone: 773-535-5170

Belmont Cragin
Prosser Career Academy
2148 N. Long Ave.
Phone: 773-534-3200

Budlong Woods
Northside College Prep
5501 N. Kedzie Ave.
Phone: (773) 534-3954

Kennedy King College
Family Net Center
747 W. 63rd St.
Building V, Room 106
Contact: Clarence Hogan (773) 487-3723 chogan@hullhouse.org
Begin arriving at: 5:30 p.m.
Number of Spots: 15

Instituto del Progreso Latino
Family Net Center
2570 S. Blue Island
Contact: Jesus Gonzalez (773) 890-0055 jesus@idpl.org
Luiz Magana (312) 666-1323 lmagana@resurrectionproject.org
Liz Rosas-Landa (312) 618-9930 erosaslanda@resurrectionproject.org
Begin arriving at 5:30 p.m. Number of spots: 15

Auburn Gresham
St. Sabina Employment Resource Center
7901 S. Racine St.
Contact: Jimmy Prude, Cell (202) 641-1101
Work 773-483-3969 jprude@gagdc.org
Begin arriving at 6 p.m. Number of spots: 15-20

The Loop
Harold Washington College
Computer Lab (Room 404)
30 E. Lake St.
Daley College
7500 S. Pulaski Road

Chicago students helped with the production of the event.

Related Topics Rahm Emanuel, Facebook, #AskChicago
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